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Mark LeBusque

Mark is Harvard Business School trained and an accredited Practitioner in Adaptive Leadership and Instincts at Work. He is universally known as the “Human Manager” and his proven techniques for elevating leaders and energizing employees make him an internationally sought after speaker, facilitator, mentor and coach. His books Being Human and The Little Book of Human have challenged the way managers and organisations view the value of the 100-year-old management system, and has sparked a more human approach across the globe. Mark has developed and refined his “Human Manager” model over a 25-year career in sales, operations and general management, delivering measurable improvements in employee engagement, team performance and business results.

From the author

positive

Why small-business owners should focus on the good and not the bad

Once in a while, it is important to remember to stop in the moment and think about the positive news that seems to slip ...

Why self-care for small-business owners isn’t selfish

Why is there a level of guilt that we humans carry at times when we are not being selfish, but rather treating ourselves...
busyness

Is busyness your small business badge of honour?

There are a few ways to drive successful outcomes without needing to feel like it’s time for a new busyness medal to wea...
bad behaviour

Calling out bad behaviour in the workplace

Bullying and harassment is everyone’s business and stepping up, rather than choosing to look away, has long-term benefit...

Want to make workplace flexibility a bestseller? Try this…

The biggest mistake business owners can make is that they don’t trust their employees to be working if they’re not in si...
HR, lead, JobKeeper, human skills

Why we must acknowledge human skills

Path-building and practising human skills isn't being "soft" - it's being courageous and bringing about sustainable succ...
partnerships, trust contract, client relationships

How a trust contract can help small business

A trust contract should be short, sharp and easily understood for your employee to have a sense clarity and belonging wi...

Politics is not a dirty word

Building networks, giving feedback, learning from others, building influence and sharing ideas are all examples of polit...
toxic

The telltale signs of a toxic workplace

In a toxic workplace humans are treated like outputs - stretch targets are designed to squeeze every last drop of human ...
work from home, remote work, remote working, flexible, risky

How flexible is your workplace flexibility policy?

Small-business owners have an opportunity to lead the way on flexible working arrangements and turn their current draft ...